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The magic of a face.
Thomas Carew

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.
Martha Graham

I've often wondered about people that come to the profession [acting] late in life. I've wanted to be an actor since the first grade. I watched a play being performed by the third grade class, and it was... magic.
William Christopher

Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly.
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore.
Terry Brooks

The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
Eden Phillpotts

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz

There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Norman Vincent Peale

Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Jim Rohn

Love can sometimes be magic. But magic can sometimes just be an illusion
Javan

A great attitude does much more than turn on the lights in our worlds; it seems to magically connect us to all sorts of serendipitous opportunities that were somehow absent before the change.
Earl Nightingale

I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.
John Mortimer

The real secret of magic lies in the performance.
David Copperfield

Sinatra created a kind of magic. You want those people to be part of your life.
Gloria Vanderbilt

In a world full of audio visual marvels, may words matter to you and be full of magic.
Godfrey Smith

A Thaum is the basic unit of magical strength. It has been universally established as the amount of magic needed to create one small white pigeon or three normal-sized billiard balls.
Terry Pratchett

Giving 'Magic' the basketball is like giving Hitler an army, Jesse James a gang, or Genghis Knan a horse. Devastation. Havoc.
Jim Murray

Marlon [Brando] is such a pure piece of animal flesh. He's pan-sexual, beyond normalcy of any kind. Once in a whlie, he'll give you a few minutes of his special genius - magic time.
Roy Scheider

Music is the strongest form of magic.
Marilyn Manson

Manchester United are looking to Frank Stapleton to pull some magic out of the fire.
Jimmy Hill

The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.
Tom Peters

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
Dale Carnegie

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
Tom Robbins

If we are to have magical bodies, we must have magical minds.
Dr Wayne Dyer

Even though I make those movies, I find myself wishing that more of those magic moments could happen in real life.
Jane Seymour

That was a magical, superb series and I enjoyed every moment that we played.
Marcus Trescothick

The site I landed on feels much more isolated than it really is; it's almost magical. Within its limited radius, there was a whole range of the local ecology.
Martin Puryear

At the moment we've only got 16 first-team players and my initials stand for Mick McCarthy, not Merlin the Magician [the new Wolves manager gets the excuses in early!]
Mick McCarthy

There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.
Lou Reed

Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
Nora Roberts

It's only in innocence you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage.
Sean Penn

I know it's going to be just magical [and almost certainly going to be over quickly - on playing Sharapova]
Casey Dellacqua

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W Clement Stone

Without books the development of civilization would have been impossible. They are the engines of change, windows on the world, 'Lighthouses' as the poet said 'erected in the sea of time.' They are companions, teachers, magicians, bankers of the treasures of the mind. Books are humanity in print.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale

I was on holiday and passed an amusement arcade where it was playing on the jukebox [Diana by Paul Anka].

There was a magic to it that made me want to be a part of the world it came from.
Bob Harris

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?
J B Priestley

Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.
Jackie Kennedy

My parents are responsible for the two things I like doing most - driving and magic tricks. They bought me my first go-kart and a magician's kit.
Fernando Alonso

Sometimes happiness is a blessing, but generally it is a conquest. Each day's magic moment helps
Paulo Coelho

The power of Thought, the magic of the Mind!
Lord Byron

When you start writing the magic comes when the characters seem to take on a life of their own and write the words for themselves.
Alice Hoffman

The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players.
Blaine Lee

'And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.'
Roald Dahl

Sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C Clarke

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
Daniel Burnham

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
Simone De Beauvoir

The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities. Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him.
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

A piece of writing is like a piece of magic. You create something out of nothing.
Susanna Clarke

Poetry is a kind of magic that very few can create and even fewer can truly understand and appreciate in all its glory.
Dennis Gabor



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